Tom Scott

Mele Kalikimaka: Why You Can’t Say “Christmas” in Hawaiian

http://tomscott.com – @tomscott – It’s not that Hawaiian has a completely different word for Christmas — it’s just that Kalikimaka is the closest that Hawaiian can possibly get to the word Christmas.

Videos linked:
Mele Kalikimaka by Bing Crosby: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEvGKUXW0iI
Skwerl: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vt4Dfa4fOEY

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